What To Bring To A Job Interview (And What NOT To Bring)

By Jeff Gillis Everyone has that one friend. You know the one. They are prepared for every situation. Though they carry only a small bag, this bag is full of a seemingly infinite number of useful objects. Bug spray, barrettes, and yo-yos magically spring from their sack of goodies. At a job interview, you want…

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How to Master the Exit Interview (Sample Questions & Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Though interviewing is most often seen as the entry point to employment, it is also an exit point. If you have ever resigned from a job, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. The dreaded exit interview. “Wait,” you murmur, confused. “The exit interview is clearly the very best part of…

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How To Address A Cover Letter (Step-By-Step Instructions)

By Mike Simpson Everything is set.  You have the skills, you’ve found the job and you are ready to apply. The only thing standing in your way is an ominously blank word document. The text cursor blinks relentlessly, mocking you. You, however, are not one to be taken down by the annoying persistence of blinking…

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Top 5 Networking Tips For Job Seekers

By Jeff Gillis Being skilled at your job, having the right qualifications and work experience and having a finely tuned cover letter and resume are all excellent tools to have in your job seeking tool box, but there’s one tool that too often gets overlooked…networking to find a job. How many times have you heard…

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Top 10 Teacher Interview Questions [Example Answers Included]

By Mike Simpson Being a teacher can be one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet…but getting those first jobs teaching can be a nerve-wracking experience. As a teacher, it’s up to you to pass on valuable skills to your students, but when it comes to learning how to nail that interview for your…

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Top 14 Questions To Ask The Interviewer (These Are Powerful)

By Mike Simpson Updated 5/25/2017 Have you ever been on a horrible date where the person you are out with spent the whole time talking about themselves without ever asking you a single question? Ugh, sounds miserable, right? Would you want to see that person again? Probably not. Who would want to spend any more…

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Why Should We Hire You? – [3 Perfect Example Answers]

By Mike Simpson Updated May 18th,2017 You’re funny. You’re smart. You’re a hard worker. You’re a multi-lingual, multi-talented, able to juggle-ten-things-at-one-time, never-gets-tired, won’t-back-down-from-a-challenge, outside of the box thinker who is ready to tackle the world. When it comes down to it, you’re the best person you know. So why is it when an employer asks…

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How To Master the STAR Method For Interview Questions

By Mike Simpson Job interviews can be a stressful experience for job seekers, especially when faced with the dreaded behavioral-style interview. Not to worry! In this post, we are going to go over one of the best ways to answer behavioral questions, and that is by using the STAR Method. As we have learned in…

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Top 5 Skype Interview Tips (And The Mistakes To Avoid)

By Mike Simpson Prepping for the traditional job interview usually requires some pretty routine steps; make sure you’ve done your research, print out and bring along several clean copies of your resume, plan out your interview wardrobe, practice answering interview questions, and always bring along a pack of breath mints. But in today’s increasingly technological…

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How To Ask For A Raise (And Actually Get One!)

By Mike Simpson “I’m not getting paid enough to do this job!” Sound familiar? Of course it does, we’ve all said it…and yet, how many of us sit at our desks day after day, grumbling about pay, but don’t actually do anything about it? Well, no more! Today we’re going to teach you how to…

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